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Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic)’s Submission 24.07.19

Koorie Youth Council

Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System Submission Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic), the peak body and leading advocate for young people aged 12–25 and youth workers in Victoria have released a Submission to the Royal Commission into Mental Health. The joint Submission with YACVic, Youth Disability Service (YDAS), Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC), and KYC, is a comprehensive, dedicated report...

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Mindfulness and Aboriginal Culture by Levi McKenzie Kirkbright 24.07.19

Koorie Youth Council

Young Aboriginal people living in big cities feel as though living in metropolitan areas  prevent them from practicing those parts of our culture based on being "on country" or  "out bush." I grew up in Sydney and now live in Melbourne, so I feel the tension between connecting  to nature and the necessity of living in the city for my...

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From Executive member to Staff by Cienan Muir 10.07.19

Cienan Muir

When I was eight years old I experienced my first confrontation of racism. My mother and I were living in a country town at the time, a town notorious for its racism. I remember feeling more sad and frustrated than anything else, because I just wanted to be accepted for who I am, and racism acts to make some feel...

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2019 Koorie Youth Summit video – Past, Present, Future 02.07.19

Koorie Youth Council

As we step into NAIDOC week, we want to share this video as way of honouring and respecting all of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. In this video from this year’s Koorie Youth Summit, we share what our past, our present, and our future means to us. Join us in taking time to truly reflect on the history...

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Join our team! 26.06.19

Koorie Youth Council

We are recruiting for the Marram Nganyin youth mentoring program. There are two deadly Project Officer roles – one with the KYC team and one with our partner organisation of the project, Youth Affairs Council Victoria. These are exciting roles that support Aboriginal organisations involved in the program to run youth mentoring programs in their communities. Applications close Friday 12...

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